27 septembre 2012

Fontana, Manzoni and Marini headline Sotheby's forthcoming London Sale of 20th Century Italian Art

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, Attesa (Pink). Est. £1-1.5 million. Photo: Sotheby's.  LONDON.- Sotheby's London presents its forthcoming 20th Century Italian Art Sale, which will take place on Friday, October 12, 2012. The auction will include major works by Lucio Fontana, Piero Manzoni, Alberto Burri, Marino Marini and Giorgio Morandi, in addition to a fine group of ‘Arte Povera’ works. The entire sale is estimated to realise in excess of £14 million. Discussing the forthcoming 20th Century Italian Art Sale,... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2010

Masterworks by Fontana and De Chirico Lead Sotheby's Auction

Interno metafisico (Natura morta metafisica) by Giorgio de Chirico. Estimate: £1.6-2.5 million. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- On Friday, October 15, 2010 Sotheby’s annual 20th Century Italian Art Sale will showcase the work of many of Italy’s foremost Modern, Post-War and Contemporary artists, including Marino Marini, Giorgio de Chirico, Lucio Fontana, Piero Manzoni and Alberto Burri. Sotheby’s, the only auction house to have staged a dedicated sale in this category each year since pioneering auctions in this collecting field in... [Lire la suite]

20 janvier 2010

Major Works by Klein, Doig, Kippenberger and Auerbach Lead Christie's Auction

Yves Klein (1928-1962), "ANT 5", 1962. Pigment and synthetic resin on charred paper card laid down on board, (118 x 78cm.) 46 1/2 x 30 3/4 inches. Estimate: £1,500,000 - 2,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. LONDON.- The Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale will take place on 11 February 2010 at 7pm, and will offer 52 lots with a total pre-sale estimate of £26,290,000 to £38,260,000. The auction will represent a broad spectrum of art from the last 60 years and is highlighted by an important core group... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2010

Major Works by Doig, Freud, Richter, Fontana and Ofili Lead Sotheby's Sale

Andy Warhol (1928-1987), Jackie, signed and dated 1964. Estimate: £800,000-1,200,000. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Following Sotheby's outstanding sale of Contemporary Art in New York last November, which soared above high estimate and witnessed all but two lots find buyers, Sotheby’s London Evening Sale of Contemporary Art on Wednesday, February 10, 2010, is set to provide Contemporary Art collectors with the opportunity to acquire important and rare works by some of the foremost Post-War and Contemporary artists. The... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2009

Sotheby's in Milan to Sell a Selection of Contemporary Works

MILAN.- Sotheby’s Milan devotes two days to the Contemporary art sales, like in Paris, London and New York. The first session, the Evening Sale takes place on the 20th of May, while the Day Sale will be held on the 21st of May. One of the most important works on sale is an oil on canvas by Giorgio de Chirico executed in 1928 titled Temple et Foret dans la chambre. Giorgio de Chirico, Colonne e foresta nella stanza (Temple et forêt dans la chambre), 1928, 130x97cm. Est. 600,000—800,000 EUR  Photo: Sotheby´s. This work,... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2009

"‘Hot Spots: Rio de Janeiro / Milan – Turin / Los Angeles, 1956 – 1969’" @ Kunsthaus Zürich

Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale «Attesa» 1965, Synthetic resin on canvas with slit over black canvas, 180,5 x 140 cm, Kunsthaus Zürich. © 2009 ProLitteris, Zurich ZURICH.- Kunsthaus Zürich presents ‘Hot Spots: Rio de Janeiro / Milan – Turin / Los Angeles, 1956 – 1969’, on view through May 3, 2009. The exhibition is devoted to the artistic avant-garde of the 1950s and 1960s in Rio de Janeiro, Milan and Turin, and Los Angeles. The show features outstanding works of art, photography, architecture and design by such world-renowned... [Lire la suite]


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